Brands that want to print their own apparel need a printer that can do the job.
Almost as important as the choice of a company’s new in-house label printer is the technology that business buys alongside the asset itself. Turning out labels at an appropriate speed for business is a complicated process, one that requires some forethought.
Bringing labeling into a company’s headquarters is a way to ensure a level of control that businesses today may covet, especially if they’re involved in complicated industries or dealing with regulations and needs that change often. To get this freedom and all its advantages, those entrepreneurs have to make investments on their own behalf, potentially including technological add-ons such as rewinders and unwinders.
Companies that add motorized rewinding and unwinding devices to their in-house label printers gain a few advantages, ones that should help them handle the demands of printing large quantities of labels. When brands are ready to go beyond printing a few labels and want to print from a large roll, adding a rewinder and an unwinder is the way to achieve that capability.
Having mechanical rewinder can boost efficiency by producing neatly spooled labels.
These two components go on either end of a label printer – while the unwinder feeds labels into the machine, the rewinder wraps the finished product back around a core, completing the process.
With these two items working in concert, companies are able to leave their printers unattended for longer. Even if a particular business never leaves its printer alone, having mechanical rewinder can boost efficiency by producing neatly spooled labels.
The usefulness of rewinding and unwinding tech is fairly universal within the field of label printers, no matter the maker or the printing method employed by each individual asset. From Afinia to Epson to Primera and beyond, all the top models of printer support their own motorized label rewinders and unwinders to make the production of labels quicker and more efficient.
Whether to purchase a rewinder and unwinder is one of the decisions business leaders should make when considering what assets to purchase for a new internal labeling operation. If the company could benefit from the added speed of having label material fed from a roll and finished products wrapped up again, that business is a good candidate for a rewinder and unwinder pairing, whatever its printing method of choice or preferred brand of label printer.
At DuraFast, we offer rewinding and unwinding hardware to go with our many color label printers. You can inspect the whole lineup, which spans the many brands of printers we provide, on either our U.S. site or the equivalent Canadian page.